31 January 2018 - NPWJ News Digest on International Criminal Justice


Exclusive: Tests link Syrian government stockpile to largest sarin attack - sources
by Reuters, 30 Jan 2018

THE HAGUE (Reuters) - The Syrian government’s chemical weapons stockpile has been linked for the first time by laboratory tests to the largest sarin nerve agent attack of the civil war, diplomats and scientists told Reuters, supporting Western claims that government forces under President Bashar al-Assad were behind the atrocity.

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UN Chief Met Sudan's President Who Is Accused of Genocide
by The New York Times, 29 Jan 2018

UNITED NATIONS — Secretary-General Antonio Guterres met with Sudan's president, who is accused of genocide by the International Criminal Court, on the sidelines of the African Union summit on grounds of "operational necessity," the United Nations said Monday.

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ICC Prosecutor Renews Call for Libyan Commander's Arrest
by The New York Times, 26 Jan 2018

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — The International Criminal Court prosecutor issued a renewed appeal Friday to Libyan authorities to arrest a Libyan commander wanted by the court for war crimes, after he was linked to a shocking video purported to show brutal killings.

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